Monday, May 18, 2009

Bruce Altshuler, Director of New York University's Museum Studies Program

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Bruce Altshuler is the director of the museum studies program at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at New York University. He is the author of The Avant-Garde in Exhibition: New Art in the 20th Century (1994), and Isamu Noguchi (1994); editor of Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art (2005); and coeditor of Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations (1994). He has published numerous essays on modern and contemporary art, including catalog essays for exhibitions organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Japan Society, New York; and the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany.

Bruce was recently heard on NPR's Morning Edition, talking with Renee Montagne about whether museum expansions are paying off. Click here to listen.

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